OCLC Research Data Mines WorldCat to Create “Monster Lists” for Halloween
UPDATE October 31 Which Monster Rules the Library? OCLC Research Declares a Winner
The team at OCLC Research is four lists into a five list series data mining WorldCat to find out some interesting facts relating to Halloween and the records found in the the world’s largest bibliographic database.
Look for the fifth and final list next week and of course don’t forget that you access more lists compiled from on WorldCat data here.
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